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Fondant is breaking!!! its like cookie dough

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I make my own fondant and I have been using the same recipe and method since 1 year.

all of a sudden it has lost all its elasticity and when I put it on the cake it cracks from corners and falls apart.. I have no idea what Im doing wrong. please help!!

 

This is my recipe

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAaICRRscfc&fb_source=message

 

if u have a different recipe with liquid glucose I will appreciate it.

thankyou

post #2 of 2

This is basically the recipe I use. I only use 1 Tbs gelatin though, and I don't bother with the shortening anymore I actually thought the shortening and/or the glycerin could have caused the mess. Have you changed your brand of sugar?

When the same thing happened to me I really didn't want to dump the batch so I made a batch of marshmallow fondant and mixed the two. Worked great.
 

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